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Terror Data and Trends
Monthly Summary – December 2013
Monthly Summary – November 2013
Monthly Summary – October 2013
Monthly Summary – September 2013
Monthly Summary – August 2013
Monthly Summary – July 2013
Monthly Summary – June 2013
Monthly Summary – May 2013
Monthly Summary – April 2013
Monthly Summary – March 2013
Monthly Summary – February 2013
Monthly Summary – January 2013
2013 Annual Summary
Monthly summary – January 2014
Monthly summary - February 2014
Monthly Summary – March 2014
Monthly summary – April 2014
Monthly summary – May 2014
Monthly summary – June 2014
Monthly summary – July 2014
Monthly summary – August 2014
Monthly summary – September 2014
Analysis of Attacks in the Last Decade
Organization Glossary
Monthly Summary – May 2013
May 2013 saw a decline in the number of terror attacks: 124 attacks as opposed to 139 in April. The main decline is noted in the number of attacks originating in the Gaza Strip: 3 as opposed to 12 in April.

There is also a decline in the number of attacks in Judea and Samaria: 83 as opposed to 90 in April. Jerusalem, however, saw a slight increase in the number of attacks: 38 as opposed to 36 in April.


Four Israelis were injured this month, all of whom were security personnel on their way (May 15) to Beit Awwa / Hebron in a jeep. They were attacked with a firebomb which caused the jeep to catch fire and roll over.




Data regarding terror attacks in May 2013

Following is a regional distribution of attacks:


3 attack from the Gaza Strip (12 in April); 83 attacks in the Judea and Samaria (90 in April); 38 attacks in Jerusalem (36 in April).


Jerusalem and the Judea and Samaria area: Most attacks executed in April (102 out of 121) were in the form of firebombs (April: 99 out of 126).



Distribution of attacks according to regions and pattern profile:

Following is a distribution of attacks in May 2013 according to regions:


The Gaza Strip – 3 attacks: 2 rocket launchings; 1 small arms shooting.
Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem – 121 attacks: 17 IED (5 in Jerusalem); 2 small arms shootings; 102 firebombs (33 in Jerusalem).



High-trajectory launchings from Gaza Strip and Sinai

Throughout May 2013 2 rockets were launched towards Israel (in 2 attacks), as opposed to 17 rockets (2 from Sinai towards Eilat) and 5 mortar shell (in 13 attacks) in April.




Four Israelis were injured this month, all of whom were security personnel on their way (May 15) to Beit Awwa / Hebron in a jeep


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